Glorious & Free: The Canadians

byRita Field-Marsham, Kim BozakIllustratorFrank Viva

July 29, 2017|
Glorious & Free: The Canadians by Rita Field-Marsham
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33 personal stories that redefine how Canadians see themselves.

We are more than just landscapes, polar bears, Mounties, and canoes. More than just "thank yous," "sorrys," hot prime ministers, and doughnut shops. We are also tattoo artists who have discovered the secret to cheating death. Designers hell-bent on winning the Nobel Peace Prize. Super soldiers who take "live vests" off suicide bombers. Freethinkers who refuse to be tamed. We are global-village visionaries, world record setters, ambassadors of the imagination, and conquerors of the Rockies. We are Canadian. We are whoever we dream ourselves to be. Meet the glorious and free.

Profits from each book sale will be donated to PEN Canada in support of its efforts to defend freedom of expression. Why? Because living glorious and free involves challenging, exploring, and imagining a better world - and being whoever we dream ourselves to be. And freedom of expression protects our right to do all of that.

Rita is a Dutch-Kenyan new Canadian and former prosecutor and public defender in Kenya. After moving to Toronto in 2004, she founded Kenya's first turnkey school library model and has now built twenty-seven libraries. She is currently in the process of drafting new legislation with the Kenya Law Reform Commission to ensure that all sch...
Title:Glorious & Free: The CanadiansFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:400 pages, 11 X 8 X 1.5 inShipping dimensions:400 pages, 11 X 8 X 1.5 inPublished:July 29, 2017Publisher:House Of Anansi Press IncLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1487003528

ISBN - 13:9781487003524

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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